Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A falsetto tenor voice, or a singer with such a voice; particularly, an artificial soprano.

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Examples

  • The star was a fat man with a husky tenorino voice, who sang drunk and half-naked to a protecting claque of ten thousand hands.

    Imperial Purple

  • The young vocalist who sang it from the top of a Passy-Bourse omnibus on that fateful day of W├Ârth, claimed to be a tenor, but was more correctly a tenorino, his voice possessing far more sweetness than power.

    My Days of Adventure The Fall of France, 1870-71

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